|LIFE ON MARS- EPISODE 8 - JSC|
This program does not give us a final yes or no on the question of life on Mars, but does describe experiments conducted on the surface of the planet in search of life.
Keywords: Mars; exploration; solar system; JSC; NASA
|ROBONAUT: THE NEXT STEP IN ROBOTICS - NASA/JSC|
Scripted production about Robonaut, a teleoperated manipulator robot currently under development by JSC's Automation, Robotics & Simulation Division. Robonaut can be controlled by a remote operator wearing helmet and glove, and includes a highly dexterous robotic hand with 12 degrees of freedom. It is designed for assisting astronauts with Extravehicular Activity (EVA) tasks such as routine maintenance of International Space Station (ISS), and for Mars exploration.
Keywords: Robonaut; robotics; EVA; Mars exploration; NASA; JSC
|SKYLAB - SPACE STATION I - NASA/JSC|
Astronauts: (first) Charles Conrad, Jr., Paul J. Weitz, and Joseph P. Kerwin; (second) Alan L. Bean, Owen K. Garriott, and Jack R. Lousma; and (third) Gerald P. Carr, William R. Pogue, and Edward G. Gibson Launch date of unmanned space station: May 14, 1973 Launch dates of manned missions: May 25, 1973; July 28, 1973; and November 16, 1973 Reviews the repair operation of the first mission, proving mans presence is vital to successful space exploration...
Keywords: Skylab; Space Station; space exploration; solar flares; NASA; JSC